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World South Sudan’s warring leaders sign peace deal to share power
Author: 0 South Sudan’s warring leaders sign peace deal to share power

South Sudan's conflicting parties will sign a final deal Sunday on power-sharing and governance in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, Sudan's Foreign Minister Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed announced Saturday. But the new deal would not suffer the same fate, Kiir told reporters. "People didn't take me seriously until the agreement collapsed in their face".

World Seventh person dies as California wildfires spread
Author: 0 Seventh person dies as California wildfires spread

Guidi said Sunday morning. "Tragedies bring people together". California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokeswoman Jane LaBoa says a wildfire remains several miles from the communities along the eastern shore of Clear Lake, about 110 miles (175 kilometers) north of San Francisco .

World All eyes on 'right-hand man' as Manafort trial resumes
Author: 0 All eyes on 'right-hand man' as Manafort trial resumes

Though the names of those companies appeared on wire transfers and at times on his bookkeeper's ledger, both Manafort's accountants and his bookkeeper say they never knew the companies - and corresponding offshore bank accounts - were controlled by Manafort.

World Omarosa's back, charges Trump showed signs of mental decline
Author: 0 Omarosa's back, charges Trump showed signs of mental decline

Throughout that erratic and contradictory interview, I kept thinking, 'Oh no! Omarosa is said to repeatedly criticize Trump in the book, despite their history from his reality TV days. We also know what campaign staffers told us two years ago and I know the risky, blustering bigot on the stage last night is more boorish and less connected to reality than he was ten years ago.

World Tsunami warning issued after quake strikes near Lombok
Author: 0 Tsunami warning issued after quake strikes near Lombok

The earthquake's epicentre was located 27km northeast of the island's North Lombok district. A magnitude 7.0 quake rocked Indonesia's popular tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey . CNN quoted National Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho saying that 689 people were trapped on and around the 3,726 meter (12,224 ft) mountain following the shallow 6.4-magnitude quake that struck Sunday morning.

World 12-year-old reported missing from Reagan National is found safe
Author: 0 12-year-old reported missing from Reagan National is found safe

The FBI is now heading the investigation. Huchler says a couple had earlier approached JinJing Ma while her tour group was at the World Trade Center . Jinjing Ma is believed to have been abducted about 8:15 a.m., police said. Witness stated he may have seen same woman in NYC meet up with victim and hand her food.

World Thousands expected to protest contentious Israel nation bill
Author: 0 Thousands expected to protest contentious Israel nation bill

Led by Israel's Druze minority, the crowd, filling almost every square foot of the city's central square, repeatedly cheered " Equality! " as speakers railed against the recently passed legislation. "For the love of the nation, I call all of us to cancel or amend the law that leaves the "other" outside the circle and to remove this ugly stain from the face of our state of Israel".

World Switzerland: Two plane crashes claim several lives
Author: 0 Switzerland: Two plane crashes claim several lives

It was not clear how many people were on the plane. The JU-52 aircraft, built in Germany in 1939, smashed into the western slopes of Piz Segnas mountain, 75 kilometres south-east of Zurich . The plane appears to have hit the ground near-vertically and at "relatively high speed", according to Daniel Knecht of the Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board.

World Woman fined $210 for wearing burqa in Denmark under new law
Author: 0 Woman fined $210 for wearing burqa in Denmark under new law

He stressed that the assault had nothing to do with the niqab . " During the fight her niqab came off, but by the time we arrived she had put it back on again ", Mr Borchersen said. They face fines of 1,000 Danish krone (£120) for a first offence, to 10,000 krone for a... If offenders refuse to pay the fine they can be taken to court.

World Suspect in murder of George H.W. Bush’s cardiologist kills himself
Author: 0 Suspect in murder of George H.W. Bush’s cardiologist kills himself

Bush, was found dead on August 3 after he was confronted by Houston Police officers, said officials. Investigators believe he held a decades-long grudge against the prominent doctor - who once was former President George H.W. He left his vehicle at home, but may have had his 10-speed bicycle, police said this week. Pappas also put together an extensive intelligence file on the doctor, which investigators found at his home, according to police.

World US Keeps China out of Indo-Pacific with $300 Million Master Stroke
Author: 0 US Keeps China out of Indo-Pacific with $300 Million Master Stroke

Pompeo had early this week announced new U.S. commitments to the region that included a US$113 million (RM460 million) down payment on a new era in USA economic commitment to peace and prosperity in the region. "We have achieved a greater understanding among the Asean navies and the PLA (People's Liberation Army) navy", he added, in a reference to the Chinese navy.

World Uniting kids, parents put on US
Author: 0 Uniting kids, parents put on US

During a court hearing on Friday, Judge Dana Sabraw said the US government "has the sole burden and responsibility and obligation" to reunite these families, not immigration advocacy groups as the Department of Justice had claimed . Gelernt said there is also concern for non-profit volunteers who might venture into risky countrysides in strife-ridden Guatemala or Honduras, looking for parents, when they might instead be able to pick up a telephone.

World Australian climber to be rescued today
Author: 0 Australian climber to be rescued today

Harch had parked his auto last Friday to climb the mountain and was expected back on Monday. They said a friend reported him missing and Harch also triggered an emergency beacon. They had warm clothing, tents and food to look after him for the night. The forecast for today is heavy rain, some thunderstorms, northerly winds of 50-60 km an hour and the temperature at 1800m is between -2C and 0C.

World Yemen's Houthi rebels claim drone attacks on Saudi military base
Author: 0 Yemen's Houthi rebels claim drone attacks on Saudi military base

Reporting to the UN Security Council after the attack, UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths said: "Recently, and despite all our efforts, the pace of war has increased". This is the first outbound shipment of crude oil from Yemen since 2015 when a civil war broke out and quickly escalated into an global conflict. United Nations aid official John Ging described the humanitarian crisis in Yemen as "shocking, both in scale and severity".

World Venezuela's President Maduro Survives Military Parade Attack
Author: 0 Venezuela's President Maduro Survives Military Parade Attack

Seven soldiers were injured but President Maduro was taken to safety. Maduro said he believed Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was also responsible. GettyPresident Nicholas Maduro pictured prior to make his address. "Investigations show clearly that flying artifacts or drones containing explosive material exploded near the presidential stage".

World Fire Whirl In Carr Fire Equal To EF-3 Tornado
Author: 0 Fire Whirl In Carr Fire Equal To EF-3 Tornado

Its size overtook the deadly Carr Fire, about 100 miles (160 km) to the northeast, which is among 17 major blazes burning in tinder-dry forests and woodland peppered with dead trees from the state's 2011-2017 drought. The National Park Service said Yosemite Valley is not threatened by the fire as of Friday at noon. Workers who live in Yosemite's popular Valley region were ordered to leave today because of inaccessible roads.

World GOP rep. dismisses Trump shutdown talk as 'posturing'
Author: 0 GOP rep. dismisses Trump shutdown talk as 'posturing'

Republicans said they were surprised by Trump's threat Monday that he would "have no problem doing a shutdown" if Congress didn't approve additional border security funding. A shutdown when government funding expires at the end of September, just weeks before the midterm elections, would be the second under unified Republican control of Washington, following a weekend stoppage in January.

World Mexico plane crash: Investigators find black box flight recorders
Author: 0 Mexico plane crash: Investigators find black box flight recorders

The Mexico City-bound Embraer 190 jet was nearly full, with 103 on board including two infants and four crew members, when it came down at around 4 pm (21:00 GMT) on Tuesday, authorities said. "Our first priority is to ensure the security of our passengers and crew on board this aircraft", the airline said. Alejandro Cardoza, a spokesman for the state's civil protection agency, said in an interview that around 85 people had suffered mostly light injuries and that the fire had been put out.

World Prince Harry's dropped the biggest clue that Meghan Markle may be pregnant
Author: 0 Prince Harry's dropped the biggest clue that Meghan Markle may be pregnant

As we've talked about before, the British royal family are a bunch of petrolheads , and it's not every day one of their motors comes up for sale, but on AutoTrader right now is an Audi RS6 owned by one Prince Harry . The pair have been photographed together on multiple occasions, including the rugby world cup in 2015, and it is believed that Charlie and his older brother, Thomas van Straubenzee, were ushers at Harry and Meghan's wedding.

World Bison’s Revenge: Chases, Nearly Gores Man Who Taunted Him
Author: 0 Bison’s Revenge: Chases, Nearly Gores Man Who Taunted Him

At one point, the bison appears to charge at the person, who quickly dodges out of the way. She then spotted a man trying to approach the animal . He turns back toward the bison and begins harassing it again before the beast charges at him for a second time.

World Authorities Monitor Dam as Flooding Hits Lynchburg Area
Author: 0 Authorities Monitor Dam as Flooding Hits Lynchburg Area

People are evacuating from Blackwater Creek Trail in Lynchburg because the College Lake Dam may fail. County officials reported the dam's "imminent failure" at around 9:30 p.m. There is some good news in the forecast: Following two weeks of relentlessly wet weather in the eastern USA, a drier weather pattern will move in over the weekend and into early next week, AccuWeather said.

World Pence attends ceremony honoring return of presumed Korean War dead
Author: 0 Pence attends ceremony honoring return of presumed Korean War dead

North Korea handed over 55 boxes of remains to the USA last week as a part of an agreement between President Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un . Experts said it was still unclear whether the rivals can reach any breakthrough agreement on reducing tensions in the near future because South Korea , in close consultations with the United States, must link any expansion of ties to progress in North Korea's nuclear disarmament.

World Osama Bin Laden's Mother Says He Was
Author: 0 Osama Bin Laden's Mother Says He Was "Brainwashed" At College

While the 90-minute briefing was less than ten minutes away from wrapping up anyway, Acosta later tweeted that he walked " saddened " by a " shameful " performance. "News networks hired security guards for some correspondents - a practice that, in Mr. Acosta's case, has continued - and reporters found themselves taunted and disparaged by attendees repeating Mr.

World Suspect identified in fatal shooting of George H.W. Bush's cardiologist
Author: 0 Suspect identified in fatal shooting of George H.W. Bush's cardiologist

Police said Joseph James Pappas is wanted for the July 20 shooting of cardiologist Dr. Mark Hausknecht while he was riding his bike to work. Police searched his home at 4 a.m., August 1, and have been in contact with Spencer. There was evidence at the home linking Pappas to the killing, the chief said. Police say Pappas' mother died on Hausknecht's operating table during surgery.

World Trump claims you need ID to buy groceries. You do not
Author: 0 Trump claims you need ID to buy groceries. You do not

Twitter users were quick to point out that the president's statement about purchasing groceries was not correct. "The time has come for voter ID, like everything else", the president told supporters, "voter ID". Bill Nelson. Florida's primary is scheduled for August 28. Trump's endorsement of Ron DeSantis has turned Florida's GOP gubernatorial primary upside down.

World INDIA Assam, 4 million people deprived of citizenship, at of risk deportation
Author: 0 INDIA Assam, 4 million people deprived of citizenship, at of risk deportation

The NRC draft in Assam continues to be heavily debated by the Central government and the Opposition, and the debate between the two was on full show in Rajya Sabha . Hundreds of Bengali-speaking Muslims whose nationality is suspect are living in half a dozen detention camps in Assam state. "The over 40 lakh people, who have been kept out of the NRC, are infiltrators".

Author: 0 New EPA fuel economy plan is sure to anger California

The Trump administration is proposing to freeze fuel-efficiency standards for cars and light trucks in 2020, a move that will ease rules for auto makers and also likely intensify a legal fight with California. It further argues these reduced costs would allow more consumers to purchase newer, safer cars, which it says would save up to 1,000 lives annually.